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Silver, a 90s Action RPG Lands on Steam for Linux

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"Silver, a corrupt and sinister sorcerer, rules the land of Jarrah with an iron fist. He and his henchmen have abducted the village women as part of a pact with the almighty god, Apocalypse. Now, only one man can put a stop to Silver and his minions. That man is you, David, a promising young…

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KDE Plasma gets Google Drive Integration

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KDE Plasma and Google Drive users rejoice - you will soon get Google Drive integration in the KDE desktop, allowing you to browse your files in the Dolphin file manager and Plasma Folder View applets. Elvis Angelaccio announced it today on his blog. Apparently it's pretty much ready to go, though…

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NVIDIA Driver with Improved Optimus Support Lands for Fedora 25+

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For those using an NVIDIA powered machine, especially those running Optimus laptops, a new NVIDIA driver stack has landed in the negativo17.org repo for Fedora 25 (and up) users. In a blog post, user "slaanesh" announced the improvements: "The Nvidia repository now contains all the…

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Solus Project Gets New Website, Migrates to New Development Tracker and More

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The fast moving Solus Project that is making some waves in the Linux distribution world has some new shiny things going on. Joshua Strobl, Solus Project Communications Manager has announced them in the latest This Week In Solus. In the 44th installment of This Week In Solus, Joshua details the…

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GNOME Recipes to Receive Interface Improvements, New Recipes and Cuisines

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A few months back we took a look at the new GNOME Recipes app that's currently in heavy development. Matthias Clasen has announced that along with a growing team of developers, some further improvements are on the way, both in terms of user experience and the selection of recipes and cuisines…

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Netflix flicks the 'On' Switch for Firefox on Linux

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In news sure to please all Firefox users who also use the Netflix streaming service, it's now possible to do so without any user-agent tweaks or hacks. It now works out of the box, as Netflix themselves have finally done the necessary changes in the background to make Firefox recognised as a valid…

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GNOME 3.24 'Portland' Released

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A bit over a month following the beta release of GNOME 3.23.91, the GNOME project has now released the latest version of the GNOME desktop, now at version 3.24, codenamed Portland. Some of the new features and fixes include: Calendar: A new week view, plus allowing Drag & Drop events to…

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GOG.com Launches Linux Support, Ahead Of Schedule

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That's right, GOG.com has just announced they are supporting Linux, way ahead of their scheduled dates of around October or November. The launch brings 50 Linux-compatible games right away. GOG.com announced it on their website today, no doubt to the surprise of many. GOG.com says that 100 Linux…

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First Release Of KDE's Plasma 5 Desktop Arrives

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For those looking forward to the next-gen incarnation of the KDE Plasma Desktop, the first release of Plasma 5 has now arrived. A polished up UI, new default desktop theme and high-DPI support are some of the big obvious changes while still managing to maintain the traditional design and workflow.…

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Grim Fandango Remake Coming To Linux

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GNU/Linux gaming keeps on getting better and a recent announcement from developer Double Fine has caused much excitement. The remake of Grim Fandango is coming to Linux, alongside the console exclusive Playstation 4 and Vita versions as well as Windows and Mac! Double Fine initially made the…

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RancherOS: A tiny Linux for Docker lovers

InfoWorld: Rancher Labs takes the container paradigm to its final destination with a completely Dockerized operating system

Ubuntu Budgie Distro: Simple, Clean and User-Friendly

LinuxInsider: Ubuntu Budgie is one of the few Linux distros to offer integration of a Budgie desktop-only edition, other than Solus OS, whose developers created it.

Ubuntu sends trash to its desktop's desktop

The Register: Canonical picks up after Apple – 17 years later

5 apps to install on your Fedora Workstation

Every release of Fedora brings new updates and new applications into the official software repositories.

CoreOS Tectonic 1.7 Improves Container Orchestration Platform

eWEEK: CoreOS updates its Kubernetes-based container management and orchestration platform providing new monitoring features as well enabling support for Microsoft Azure.

Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM) and Paravirtualization (PV)

Virtual Clients (VC) or Guests run on a Virtual system

Open core, open perimeter, and the future of enterprise software

opensource.com: The rise of APIs and cloud-based solutions are turning the commercial open source vendor model on its head.

Betty - The Siri-like Commandline Virtual Assistant For Linux

ostechnix: Betty is a friendly English-like interface for your command line that translates English-like phrases into Linux commands.

Fun to Play Open Source Real-Time Strategy Games - Fight for Glory

A Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game is a time-based game which typically focuses on finding resources, managing resources, and building an empire.

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Valve limit key requests from developers if it isn't "worth the cost"

Tags: EditorialA leaked picture from the private Steam forum for developers has emerged, that show Valve will in fact limit the amount of keys…

spaceBOUND, a brutally challenging puzzle-platformer, set in a zero-gravity environment is on Linux

Tags: Platformer, Steam, Indie Game, Early AccessspaceBOUND [Steam, Official Site] recently released on Steam in Early Access, but it needs a wee bit…

Rise to Ruins updated allowing you to fortify your villages with gates and guards

Tags: Strategy, Steam, Early Access, Indie Game, Simulation, Itch.ioRise to Ruins [Steam, Official Site, itch.io], one of my favourite indie…

Cities: Skylines - Concerts DLC released along with a big patch

Tags: DLC, Steam, SimulationCities: Skylines' latest DLC 'Concerts' [Steam] is now available and there's also a big patch for the rest of the game.…

The developer of the seriously slick looking 'ASTROKILL' is looking for Linux testers

Tags: Action, Steam, Early AccessASTROKILL [Steam] is a game focused on combat without compromising realism and it looks graphically amazing. If you…

Startup Company, a business simulation sandbox game has Linux support

Tags: Simulation, Strategy, Steam, Early AccessWant to run your own business? Well, now you can! Startup Company [Steam] recently released into Early…

Dead Maze, another 2D MMO that may see Linux support and it looks quite interesting

Tags: MMO, Zombies, Steam, Coming SoonI discovered Dead Maze [Steam] recently and decided to wait to see what the current status of it was, it turns…

We Happy Few to launch on April 13th 2018, Linux release will be 'on or shortly after'

Tags: Steam, SurvivalWe Happy Few [Steam], the game about a drug-fuelled, retro-futuristic city in an alternative 1960s England is to launch in April…

ARK: Survival Evolved updated with the latest 'Unreal Rendering code', still terrible on Linux

Tags: Steam, Early Access, Survival, Unreal EngineARK: Survival Evolved [Steam] has a big update, this time finally updating their Unreal Engine…

Burst The Game, a free to play FPS arrives with Linux support this month

Tags: Free Game, Action, FPS, Coming Soon, Steam, Early AccessAre you in need of a new semi-realistic FPS? Well, Burst The Game [Steam, Official…

A new The Escapists 2 video shows off moving prisons in the latest teaser

Tags: Coming Soon, Steam, StrategyThe Escapists 2 [Official Site] is shaping up to look like a very interesting game, especially with these timed…

A new Steam Client Beta fixes DualShock 4 gamepads with recent Linux Kernels and more

Tags: Steam, BetaAnother Steam Client Beta has released, one of the important fixes here is that the DualShock 4 gamepads should now work with recent…

Black Mirror, a gothic-horror adventure series re-imagining releases in November with Linux support

Tags: Coming Soon, Steam, Adventure, HorrorTHQ Nordic has announced Black Mirror [Official Site], a re-imagining of the acclaimed gothic-horror…

Wednesday Madness, a quick look at some good Linux gaming deals

Tags: Game SaleWelcome to another Wednesday Madness article here at GOL. Another quick look at some good deals you shouldn't pass up! The "I finally…

Colony sim 'Maia' has another big update improving many aspects of the game, also on sale

Tags: Simulation, Steam, Itch.io, Early Access, Indie GameMaia [Official Site, Steam, itch.io] sure has come a long way since the initial releases,…